Ascent of East Vidette on 2016-08-03

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:East Vidette
    Elevation:11400 ft / 3474 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of Charlotte Lake mule pack trip. Left Charlotte Lake and went south on JMT to east ridge of East Vidette, intending to climb class 3 ridge to summit and take class 2-3 chutes down on SE side. Climbed slabs just south of drainage. Climbed to 11,400' and faced a vertical wall. Could not complete within turnaround time, so descended and returned to camp.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Start Trailhead:7700 ft / 2346 m
Descent Statistics

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